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one word photo challenge: cat

Are you an ailurophile or ‘phobe (in other words cat lover or cat hater/fearer)? I’ve been a cat lover all my life and my parents gave me my first cat when I was 5 years old and I’ve had one, on and off, ever since.

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Scampi

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Milo

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Buttons

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view other people’s interpretations of the theme “cat” here.

DP weekly photo challenge: face

Some faces from my archives in response to the DP weekly challenge

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WPC: state of mind

Weekly photo challenge

Sometimes, this is how I feel in the morning
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ready to take on the world
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all set for a journey
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ready for mischief
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hungry
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a little light music in the garden
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or quiet contemplation
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blinded by the light
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at the end of the day, a bit ragged around the edges
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ready for bed
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although I don’t think I would choose to sleep in Vincent Van Gogh’s bed …..

photo a week: fill the frame

I came across this little monster in a park in Cologne, Germany. Inside the case was a hazel nut but not one I’d ever seen before, used as I am to the smaller, quiet, more discreet version to be found in England woodland. This one had fallen off a very tall tree – a Turkish Hazel tree – which can grow to a height of 25m. At first I thought it was the fruit of an edible (sweet/Spanish) chestnut as the case was similarly spiky. Closer inspection revealed that its case was fleshy, covered with tiny little hairs and sticky.

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a cardoon flower head

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Cassandra

sharing with PAW

one word photo challenge: chocolate

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the chocolate coloured challenge

Sunday Stills: the letter C

I spy with my little eye something beginning with C:

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Pebbles and tulips

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sharing with Sunday Stills

DP photo challenge: contrasts

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black on white

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white on black

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yellow and green

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red and green, poppies in full bloom and going to seed

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different stages in the life of a teasel

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the old and the new – a converted railway water tower

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same shot but one taken in colour and the other in black and white

Daily Post photo challenge

weekly photo challenge: inside

So much of life happens inside something. A house, a car, a sleeping bag, a UFO.

Finding images of a thing inside something else can be a very powerful compositional tool.
This week, in a post created specifically for this challenge, share a photo that says INSIDE.

The difference between a snapshot and an image that makes a memory can be something as small as clever composition. That’s what blank-in-a-blank lets us at Automattic do and what looking for images that explore “inside” can do for your photography.

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cat in a wedding veil

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inside the box at the Heartfelt Cafe

Take a peep inside other people’s lives at the Daily Post weekly photo challenge